C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Episodes

November 29, 2022 54 min
Join us with our guest, Professor Simon Cutting, Ph. D., as we discuss the genetic control of spore formation in Bacillus subtilis, and the research behind the scenes defining Clostridioides difficile in health and environment.
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Join us with our guest, Ron Roman, RN, CEO Safety Net as we discuss creating a safe environment, maintaining a safe environment in both healthcare and home. Ron will review Disinfection – what is Clean, Sanitize, Disinfect and Sterilize and how to simplify the terms.
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Join us with three C. diff. Survivors - Christine, Alba, and Renata, as they share their personal message with you. We are grateful for their time and for sharing their C. diff. infection experiences with us.
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A Symposium specifically developed for Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers. Distinguished members and keynote speakers provide insight as to what impacts the patient and families on both quality and economic topics, what role leadership plays in creating the right...
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A Symposium specifically developed for Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers. Distinguished members and keynote speakers provide insight as to what impacts the patient and families on both quality and economic topics, what role leadership plays in creating the right...
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Welcome to the second episode of a special four (4) part series: A Symposium Created For Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers. Welcome to a Symposium specifically developed for patients, families, and caregivers. The Patient & Family C. diff. Symposium: where...
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The Patient & Family C. diff. Symposium: A gathering of healthcare professionals, keynote speakers, health advocates, practitioners, educators, thought leaders, and patients who are transforming the patient experience, and changing the way people experience C. diff. infections worldwide. Program Presenter: Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG Barbara McGovern, MD “Treatment of recurrent C. difficile infection with ...
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Dr. Tamas Haidegger, Ph. D., Associate Professor Obuda University, and Co-founder: HandInscan will be discussing the importance of not only hand-washing but how Hand Hygiene is the top priority in social safety. Hand Hygiene remains the number one infection prevention action individuals can utilize worldwide to prevent the spread of germs and viruses worldwide. Dr. Haidegger will also introduce the research and science behind th...
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September 20, 2022 55 min
Join us with our guest Dr. Robert Carman, Ph. D., Director of Microbiology at TECHLAB, Inc. Dr. Carman's research focuses on Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile, CDI). Dr. Carman not only introduces us to the gut microbiome, but explains the details of the environment, the colonies of microorganisms, bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi, that are present in the gastrointestinal tract
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Metronidazole For the Treatment of C. difficile Infections: On the Way Out? - Presented by: Wiep Klaas Smits, Ph. D., Department of Medical Microbiology Leiden University Medical Center. A Four-pronged Threat: Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI), Antibiotics, the Flu Season, and COVID-19.” - Presented by: Dr. David Lyerly, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer of TECHLAB, Inc. Aerosol Transmission of Pathogens: The Problem and...
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Inaugural Dale Gerding Lifetime Achievement Award - Presented by Sahil Khanna, MBBS MS, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,, Mayo Clinic to Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA. Adjunctive Therapy for CDI to Prevent Recurrence: Practical Issues. - Presented by: Dr. Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Retired Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois,...
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“Introducing a New Disinfection Technology Against C. diff.” Jordan Bastian (Speaker) Infection Preventionist, CloroxPro Clinical and Scientific Affairs, Clorox Company Ibezapolstat Update: Can Emerging Microbiome Findings Contribute to CDI Anti-Recurrence Effect? Kevin Garey (Speaker) Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, University of Houston College of Pharma...
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This is a wonderful opportunity to listen and learn from world-renown topic leaders from the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference & Health EXPO November 4-5, 2021. Episode 6 Group Discussion I ‘Recent Developments in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of C. difficile infections In Children.’ GROUP DISCUSSION I Thursday Afternoon Speakers Thomas J. Sandora, MD MPH (Speaker) Associate Professor of Pediatrics : PANEL...
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Caring For a Loved One Diagnosed With a CDI --- “Is this C.diff.? How IBS and IBD Complicate the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With a CDI” Caterina Oneto, MD (Speaker) Clinical Instructor, Division of Gastroenterology, NYU --- “The Burden of Clostridioides difficile Infection In the COVID-19 Era” Nicola Petrosillo (Speaker) Head Infection Control and Infectious Disease Service, University Hospital Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, It...
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This is a wonderful opportunity to listen and learn from world-renown topic leaders from the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference & Health EXPO November 4-5, 2021. Episode 4 --- 'Using a Gut Model to Predict Which Antibiotics Are Associated with CDI and Which Ones Best Treat CDI' Mark Wilcox, MD, FRCPath (Speaker) Consultant Microbiologist, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology, Leeds Teaching Hos...
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This is a wonderful opportunity to listen and learn from world-renown topic leaders from the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference & Health EXPO November 4-5, 2021. Episode 3 Update on the Development of Gut Microbiome Protectors from Antibiotic-Induced Dysbiosis. Florence Sejourne (Speaker) CEO, DA VOLTERRA --- “Safety and Efficacy of Investigational Microbiota-Based Live Biotherapeutic RBX2660 in Patients with Recurr...
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This is a wonderful opportunity to listen and learn from world-renown topic leaders from the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference & Health EXPO November 4-5, 2021. Episode 2 “The Burden of Clostridioides difficile Infection In the COVID-19 Era” Nicola Petrosillo (Speaker) Head Infection Control and Infectious Disease Service, University Hospital Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy ** Results from ECOSPOR III, a Phase 3 Pl...
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This is a wonderful opportunity to listen and learn from world-renown topic leaders from the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference & Health EXPO November 4-5, 2021. Episode 1 Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF introduce the C Diff Foundation and provide an overview of a C. difficile infection. Simon M. Cutting, Ph.D. will present: What Makes Us Susceptible to a C. difficile Infection? We thank ACURX Pharmaceuticals for be...
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Join us with our guests from GoodNature, a Seres Therapeutics program; April Garcia, Site Manager of GoodNature Irvine California, and two GoodNature donors who will share their experiences. They will discuss the who, what, and how in donating poop to potentially support C. diff patients. With microbiome therapeutics on the forefront, it will be an educational discussion.
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Join Us With our guest, Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S., M.S. as we discuss the exciting times of Microbiome Restoration For C. difficile infections and how we are almost there! Dr. Khanna will be introducing the gut microbiome, the research, development, and importance of the microbiome in our health along with the microbiome therapeutics in clinical trials with validated safety and efficacy.
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